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Data set name

Reference collection of Azorean marine molluscs

Data holding centreUniversity of Azores, Department of Biology (Marine Biology Team)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom January 1988 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Azores

Observations 
Parameters

Zoobenthos dry weight biomass; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed

Instruments

Benthos samplers

Description 
Summary

A reference collection of the Azorean marine molluscs was established and is being constantly updated with material from every island and most of the seamounts in the area. Pertinent bibliography has also been compiled and a checklist is in preparation.

OriginatorsUniversity of Azores, Department of Biology (Marine Biology Team)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Azores, Department of Biology (Marine Biology Team)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. Ana I. Neto/Dr. Jose M.N. Azevedo
Address

University of Azores, Department of Biology (Marine Biology Team)
Campus Universitário de Ponta Delgada Rua da Mãe de Deus, 13A
Ponta Delgada
Açores
9501-801
Portugal

Telephone+96 652 602
Facsimile+351 295650100
Emailaneto@uac.pt/azevedo@uac.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15036002
Global identifier2279
Last revised2009-10-29